Dr Jianfeng Xue

Civil Engineering Program Coordinator
School of Engineering and Information Technology


Room: 128, Building 20, ADFA


Jianfeng is a Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engingeering. He is a Fellow member and a Chartered Profession Engineer accredited by the Institution of Engineers Australia. He obtained his PhD from University College Dublin in 2007.He worked in Coffey Geotechnics (Perth), Tongji University, Monash University and Federation University Australia as a lecturer before joining UNSW, Canberra.

Jianfeng is available for consultancy on geotechnical projects.

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Moein F; Xue J; Dent B; Mackay R, 2016, Review of the historical data characterizing latrobe valley brown coal consolidation behaviour, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/EGSP27.19

Journal articles

Lai F; Chen S; Xue J; Chen F, 2020, 'New analytical solutions for shallow cohesive soils overlying trench voids under various slip surfaces', Transportation Geotechnics, vol. 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trgeo.2020.100411

Wang JQ; Xu LJ; Xue JF; Tang Y, 2020, 'Laboratory study on geogrid reinforced soil wall with modular facing under cyclic strip loading', Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-05426-3

Qian J; Lin H; Gu X; Xue J, 2020, 'Dynamic shakedown limits for flexible pavement with cross-anisotropic materials', Road Materials and Pavement Design, vol. 21, pp. 310 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1491881

Jia M; Liu B; Xue J; Ma G, 2020, 'Coupled three-dimensional discrete element–finite difference simulation of dynamic compaction', Acta Geotechnica, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11440-020-01055-y

Shi D; Wang W; Xue J; Shao W, 2019, 'DEM modelling of hollow cylinder shear test on granular materials under combined compression-shear stress using non-spherical particles', Shuili Xuebao/Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol. 50, pp. 1052 - 1062, http://dx.doi.org/10.13243/j.cnki.slxb.20190319

Shi D; Yang Y; Deng Y; Xue J, 2019, 'DEM modelling of screw pile penetration in loose granular assemblies considering the effect of drilling velocity ratio', Granular Matter, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10035-019-0933-3

Chen JF; Guo XP; Xue JF; Guo PH, 2019, 'Load behaviour of model strip footings on reinforced transparent soils', Geosynthetics International, vol. 26, pp. 251 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgein.19.00003

Xue J; Liu Z; Chen J, 2019, 'Triaxial compressive behaviour of geotextile encased stone columns', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 108, pp. 53 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.12.010

Wang JQ; Zhang LL; Xue JF; Tang Y, 2018, 'Load-settlement response of shallow square footings on geogrid-reinforced sand under cyclic loading', Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 46, pp. 586 - 596, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2018.04.009

Shi D; Yang C; Xue J; Wang W, 2018, 'Discrete element modeling of hollow cylinder shear behavior of granular material with fixed principal stress direction', Shuili Xuebao/Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol. 49, pp. 917 - 925, http://dx.doi.org/10.13243/j.cnki.slxb.20180233

Xue J, 2018, 'Unsaturated soil slope characterization with Karhunen–Loève and polynomial chaos via Bayesian approach', Engineering with Computers, vol. 35, pp. 337 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00366-018-0610-x

Xue J; Chen JF; Wang XT; Zeng Y; Feng SZ, 2018, 'Uniaxial compression behavior of geotextile encased stone columns', Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 46, pp. 277 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2018.01.003

Zhang Z; Xu Q; Chen J; Xue J; Guo P, 2017, 'Geotechnical properties of a transparent glass sand saturated with a blend of mineral oils', Arabian Journal of Geosciences, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12517-017-3327-z

Chen J; Zhang W; Xue J, 2017, 'Zoning of reinforcement forces in geosynthetic reinforced cohesionless soil slopes', Geosynthetics International, vol. 24, pp. 565 - 574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgein.17.00023

Shi DD; Xue JF; Zhao ZY; Yang YC, 2017, 'Effect of bedding direction of oval particles on the behavior of dense granular assemblies under simple shear', Journal of Zhejiang University: Science A, vol. 18, pp. 346 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1631/jzus.A1600689

Qian JG; Gao Q; Xue JF; Chen HW; Huang MS, 2017, 'Soil and ribbed concrete slab interface modeling using large shear box and 3D FEM', Geomechanics and Engineering, vol. 12, pp. 295 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/gae.2017.12.2.295

Zhang W; Xu Q; Chen JF; Xue JF, 2017, 'Distribution and zoning of reinforcement loads for reinforced soil slopes', Jiaotong Yunshu Gongcheng Xuebao/Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, vol. 17, pp. 28 - 35

Qian JG; Gao Q; Wang B; Xue JF; Huang MS, 2017, 'Physical and numerical pull-out modelling of ribbed piles', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 170, pp. 51 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeen.16.00010

Stipcevich JT; Kim S; Xue J, 2016, 'Liquid limit and hydraulic conductivity of brown coal composites', Environmental Geotechnics, vol. 3, pp. 364 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/envgeo.14.00040

Costa S; Htike WY; Kodikara J; Xue J, 2016, 'Determination of J-integral for clay during desiccation', Environmental Geotechnics, vol. 3, pp. 372 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/envgeo.14.00029

Liu K; Xue J; Yang M, 2016, 'Deformation behaviour of geotechnical materials with gas bubbles and time dependent compressible organic matter', Engineering Geology, vol. 213, pp. 98 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.09.003

Zhang J; Lü T; Xue JF; Zheng WT, 2016, 'Modified Green-Ampt model for analyzing rainfall infiltration in slopes', Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics, vol. 37, pp. 2451 - 2457, http://dx.doi.org/10.16285/j.rsm.2016.09.003

Xue J; Gavin K; Murphy G; Doherty P; Igoe D, 2016, 'Optimization technique to determine the p-y curves of laterally loaded stiff piles in dense sand', Geotechnical Testing Journal, vol. 39, pp. 842 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/GTJ20140257

Chen JF; Tolooiyan A; Xue JF; Shi ZM, 2016, 'Performance of a geogrid reinforced soil wall on PVD drained multilayer soft soils', Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 44, pp. 219 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2015.10.001

Yang Y; Deng Y; Shi D; Xue J, 2016, 'Three-dimensional DEM simulation of cone penetration test by using circumferential periodic boundary', Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, vol. 35, pp. 3372 - 3384, http://dx.doi.org/10.13722/j.cnki.jrme.2015.1124

Reale C; Xue J; Gavin K, 2016, 'System reliability of slopes using multimodal optimisation', Geotechnique, vol. 66, pp. 413 - 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.15.P.142

Shi D; Zheng L; Xue J; Sun J, 2016, 'DEM Modeling of Particle Breakage in Silica Sands under One-Dimensional Compression', Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, vol. 29, pp. 78 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0894-9166(16)60008-3

Reale C; Gavin K; Prendergast LJ; Xue J, 2016, 'Multi-modal Reliability Analysis of Slope Stability', Transportation Research Procedia, vol. 14, pp. 2468 - 2476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.304

Wang XT; Chen JF; Ye GB; Yang D; Xue JF, 2016, 'Mechanical responses of Boeing 747 running on runways', Jiaotong Yunshu Gongcheng Xuebao/Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 9

Shi DD; Xue JF; Zhao ZY; Shi JY, 2015, 'A DEM investigation on simple shear behavior of dense granular assemblies', Journal of Central South University, vol. 22, pp. 4844 - 4855, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11771-015-3036-2

Chen JF; Li LY; Xue JF; Feng SZ, 2015, 'Failure mechanism of geosynthetic-encased stone columns in soft soils under embankment', Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 43, pp. 424 - 431, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2015.04.016

Yoon S; Lee SR; Xue J; Zosseder K; Go GH; Park H, 2015, 'Evaluation of the thermal efficiency and a cost analysis of different types of ground heat exchangers in energy piles', Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 105, pp. 393 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2015.08.002

Xue JF; Chen JF, 2015, 'Reinforcement strength reduction in FEM for mechanically stabilized earth structures', Journal of Central South University, vol. 22, pp. 2691 - 2698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11771-015-2799-9

Reale C; Xue J; Pan Z; Gavin K, 2015, 'Deterministic and probabilistic multi-modal analysis of slope stability', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 66, pp. 172 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.01.017

Lü T; Zhang J; Xue JF; Huang HW; Yu YT, 2015, 'Determining permeability coefficient of Green-Ampt model for infiltration analysis', Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics, vol. 36, pp. 341 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.16285/j.rsm.2015.S1.058

Chen JF; Liu JX; Xue JF; Shi ZM, 2014, 'Stability analyses of a reinforced soil wall on soft soils using strength reduction method', Engineering Geology, vol. 177, pp. 83 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2014.05.018

Yoon S; Lee SR; Go GH; Xue J; Park H; Park D, 2014, 'Thermal transfer behavior in two types of w-shape ground heat exchangers installed in multilayer soils', Geomechanics and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 79 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/gae.2014.6.1.079

Xue JF; Chen JF; Liu JX; Shi ZM, 2014, 'Instability of a geogrid reinforced soil wall on thick soft Shanghai clay with prefabricated vertical drains: A case study', Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 42, pp. 302 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2014.05.003

Tolooiyan A; Mackay R; Xue J, 2014, 'Measurement of the tensile strength of organic soft rock', Geotechnical Testing Journal, vol. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/GTJ20140028

Chen J; Liu J; Xue J; Shi Z, 2014, 'Failure analyses of a reinforced embankment by Strength Reduction and Limit Equilibrium Methods considering hardening of soft clay', KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 2043 - 2050, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12205-014-0288-6

Chen J; Liu J; Xue J, 2014, 'Centrifugal test on a reinforced soil wall with flexible/rigid facings', Tongji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Tongji University, vol. 42, pp. 1805 - 1811

Zhou J; Chen JF; Xue JF; Wang JQ, 2012, 'Micro-mechanism of the interaction between sand and geogrid transverse ribs', Geosynthetics International, vol. 19, pp. 426 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/gein.12.00028

Chen J; Yu S; Xue J; Shi Z, 2011, 'Experimental measurement and numerical computation of geogrid tension in centrifuge modeling', KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 1343 - 1348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12205-011-1071-6

Zhou J; Shi DD; Wu F; Xue JF, 2011, 'Visualized cyclic triaxial tests on sand liquefaction using digital imaging technique', Yantu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 33, pp. 81 - 87

Gavin K; Xue J, 2010, 'Design charts for the stability analysis of unsaturated soil slopes', Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, vol. 28, pp. 79 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-009-9282-z

Gavin K; Xue J, 2009, 'Use of a genetic algorithm to perform reliability analysis of unsaturated soil slopes', Geotechnique, vol. 59, pp. 545 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geot.8.T.004

Xue J; Gavin K, 2008, 'Effect of rainfall intensity on infiltration into partly saturated slopes', Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, vol. 26, pp. 199 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-007-9157-0

Gavin K; Xue J, 2008, 'A simple method to analyze infiltration into unsaturated soil slopes', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 35, pp. 223 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2007.04.002

Xue JF; Gavin K, 2007, 'Simultaneous determination of critical slip surface and reliability index for slopes', Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, vol. 133, pp. 878 - 886, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2007)133:7(878)

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